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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:32:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' South, Longitude: 141° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.72 meters/second, 1565.0 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.21 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.2"972.28 miWest0° 09' 43.9"11.15 miNorth972.65 mi
24 hours13° 51' 56.7"935.51 miEast4° 13' 55.9"290.89 miNorth986.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 12:02 PM451 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 11:32 AM1050 km653 miles567 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 1:32 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 11:32 AM2194 km1364 miles1185 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 11:32 AM2412 km1499 miles1303 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 10:32 AM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 10:32 AM3309 km2056 miles1787 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:32 AM3321 km2063 miles1793 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 4:32 PM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 10:32 AM3738 km2323 miles2018 nmWest-southwest WSW

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